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the hearing aid. there is a friend of mine who is in san francisco using it for prosthetic legs, braces for scoliosis. the one i love is braces for scoliosis. totally curable, mostly adolescent girls who don't want to wear the brace. if you wear the brace, imagine going from the brace that is unattractive to the cool pattern of whatever color you want to when her friend who doesn't have it wants one of the braces. >> you've been a big pro poe then the, what are the trends{^l"^^}. you talk about digital fabrication. what are the trends in the world we're living in. >> yeah, part of it is our business relies on innovation. but i get to work with some of the most creative intelligent not only individuals but companies that are pushing the edges of all this. you get to see how do you face the world's challenges? how do you solve big problems? whetherlet's reimagine what transportation would look like with something like tesla. one of the areas with the most interesting stuff is the world of synthetic biology. one of the things that i think is incredible, people are now programming organisms
second amendment rights that's why the nra endorsed me. >> jennifer: that was san francisco political reporter joe garofoli -- joe manchin in a campaign ad. and this was him today. >> we need action. i think seeing the massacre of so many innocent children has changed america >> jennifer: after friday's massacre, the issue of gun safety is dominating the conversation. diane feinstein as i mentioned earlier vows to interview a bill that would ban any new sales, transfers importation and possession of assault weapons and ban these high-capacity clips of more than ten bullets. in addition new york senator chuck schumer has also called for action to make it harder for people who are quote mentally unstable to get guns. john larson from connecticut wants congress to close the gun show loophole. so has the newtown shooting changed the political climate for gun safety in america. here is robert reich the author of "beyond outrage." he is joining us tonight from berkeley, thank you so much bob for joining me today. >> well good evening, jennifer. i'll tell you this is som
at this point. >> jennifer: this weekend there were some successful gun buybacks in camden and san francisco and oakland. does your organization push for programs like those that -- where you don't have to worry about getting republican votes? >> we don't take a position on that kind of local policy. but new york city has gun buybacks, and we found them to be one good tool. but in new york city we are the safest big city in the country, and have relatively few murders per capita, and one reason is we have some of the strongest gun laws in the country. but 85% of the guns found in new york city came from somewhere else. one state's weak gun laws affect everybody else's crime rate. >> jennifer: yep. today president obama made this announcement today. >> i have asked the vice president to lead an effort that including members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proportionals no later than january, proposals that i then intend to push without delay. >> jennifer: so he is probably going to put some stuff in his state of the union. what d
. the federal reserve bank of san francisco looked at a classic kind of infrastructure project. road construction. it turns out for every dollar of federal highway grant that goes into a state that state's annual economic output goes up by at least $2. that's much better return than the typical government spending. plus the payback goes even higher during an economic down turn. if you're looking for >> eliot: as the clock ticks close the fiscal slope the posturing continues. today the president held a campaign style event in pennsylvania to tout his proposal in the fiscal cliff negotiations saying that the american people made their economic wishes clear on the election day. >> obama: this was a central questions in the election. maybe the central question in the election. you remember. we talked about this a lot. at the end of the day a clear majority of americans--democrats republicans, independents--they agreed with a balanced approach. >> eliot: republicans meanwhile openly deride the president's proposal saying they're the ones taking negotiations seriously. >> the proposal that
in a moment. >> a second pounding storm slams the west coast with a half of foot of rain in san francisco, trees, cars and trucks smashed and another major system on the way this weekend. >> cenk: another major storm--weird huh interesting. i'm here with everybody, michael shure, dorothy lucy, and mark thompson. the climate storms are here, the fire, drought, storms we've suffered through. it's a big issue for those the the americans, but not the politician. there is a report not in terms of the news they had but how dire the situation. the report last night. >> the numbers are staggering. 344 billion metric tons of ice melting in antarctica and green land a year. the amount of 1 million empire state police station. from a team of international researchers who looked at the data over the last 20 years creating what they say is the most accurate picture of melting. >> cenk: if you think that's bad, let me give you another fact that blew me away. arctic temperatures are expected to warm at twice the global average rate accelerating the thawing and creating a feedback loop that could account
interested in trying to make the government bigger. the federal reserve bank of san francisco looked at a classic kind of infrastructure project. road construction. it turns out for every dollar of federal highway grant that goes into a state, that state's annual economic output goes up by at least $2. that's much better return than the typical government spending. plus the payback goes even higher during an economic down turn. if you're looking (vo) as marijuana gains social and legal acceptance, a new pioneer is emerging from the backwoods. >> i'm basically like a farmer. instead of corn, you've got dope. (vo) but what is legal and what is criminal? >> this is, no matter what you do, a violation of federal law. (vo) follow real farmers staking their claim on a new frontier. >> lots of terrible things happen to people growing marijuana. >> this crop to me is my livelihood. >> i have everything invested in this. >> eliot: as the clock ticks close the fiscal slope the posturing continues. today the president held a campaign style event in pennsylvania to tout his proposal in the fisca
of california, san francisco. i'm the only one who can prescribe marijuana, because i have a schedule one license for doing my research. but physicians can't prescribe a prescription for marijuana because where would a patient take that? there's no pharmacy that dispenses marijuana. so, in california, we can facilitate patients getting an identification card, so that they can access marijuana from the dispensaries. so that if they're found with marijuana on their person, or their caregiver is, that they have legitimate reason to be using cannabis. we couldn't do this without the cards. we need these cards to keep it legal. i don't think i would do it without the cards. there's too much to risk. it would be setting myself up to possibly end-up in prison. the crop to me like this year personally. it means a lot of things. it means if i'm gonna be living and like, paying my bills. or i could be out on the streets looking for another carpentry job. if we don't get this, then it's gonna be devastating. this garden's done quite well. it's been in the ground about six weeks. we're real proud of
if it ends up at $500,000 $600,000, that is not where it should be in your view. >> if you live in san francisco or new york city, it might seem like $250,000 or $300,000 is not very much but listen, in terms of the nation as a whole the median wage is around $50,000. the median family income is close to $58,000. i mean anybody earning over $250,000 is very wealthy in terms of the country as a whole. if you push it up to $400,000, those people between $250,000 and $400,000 are not going to have any tax increase at all. if you push it up above $400,000 toward the $1 million mark, speaker boehner is putting out there, you know, you're going to have a very relatively small tax increase in terms of the number of people affected, very little revenues will be raised relative to what otherwise could be raised. >> eliot: in return for this threshold that's too high, as you just stated, the president is putting social security and medicare on the table. let's begin with social security which we have said over and over. it is simply unre
we went in san francisco in the city to a micro development housing unit. these are apartments being built that are about 250 square feet. >> bill: not studio apartments. families are living in them? dan: it's for one person, maybe two, not really for a family but, you know, in san francisco very high-rent. if you could cut your apartment in the rent to cut your rent and a half, it's not for everybody but i think a lot of people would do it. >> bill: right. how about the -- you and i talked before you left, did you get a chances to along at the high-speed rail project? dan: i talked to some california policy experts about high-speed rail and where the station are going to go and what exactly needs to happen to put in the core dors. it was interesting thinking about that farm land connecting sacramento down to l.a. would happen. there are proposed routes to las vegas. we are stalking at least five years off from seeing those corridors, but a lot of people are very much for it and you have a lot of farmers that are very against it. it's a controversi
. john in san francisco requested it. steph, you and bucky believer were as chris would say totally adorbs together. it doesn't seem fair to hoard your beaver at home. >> stephanie: i will be sharing my christmas beaver. >> you're showing off your beaver quite well. >> stephanie: it is a nice one. what? >> nice beaver. >> stephanie: thank you. >> thank you. >> i just had it stuffed. >> stephanie: he listens to me more than jim does. [ laughter ] >> true. >> stephanie: now we segue into the serious discussion of marriage equality. have fun storming the supreme court. >> we have serious problems to solve. we need serious people to solve it. >> stephanie: good morning rob reiner. >> hey, stephanie miller, how are you? >> i'm hoping we're going to have fun storming the supreme court. >> hopefully we will. i think the outcome is going to be good for us. this is what we've been working toward. so i'm glad we're there. looks like march 27th is going to be our date. we should know by june what the suprem
to the caller. john in san francisco says steph, less than a week after your favorite poor, underprivileged ceo of goldman sachs made his "we can't afford that" remark, he just bought a $32.5 million home on long island. in the hamptons. >> we can't afford that. [ applause ] >> stephanie: we can actually, we can because that was some of our money. taxpayer money that he got. the bailout. >> great. >> stephanie: neat. vance in elgin illinois. on your show, i heard you saying about how the 98 pest of us with incomes below $250,000 would be getting a tax cut. that's incorrect. it would apply to the first $250,000, even with people above $250,000. he is correct. i'm sorry if i misspoke. that happens so rarely. [ applause ] but you're correct. >> i think that was in the declaration of independence. >> stephanie: right. i said -- the magna carte. carol in illinois. you're on the "the stephanie miller show." hi carol. >> caller: hi. mitt romney's way of talking is so warren jeffs. >> warren jeffs? >>
feinstein yesterday, author a woman who came to office as mayor of san francisco after another gun tragedy and the murder of supervisor dan white and mayor george moskone. dianne feinstein knows about this more than anyone, personally authored the ban legislation and she has been working on this legislation over a year and she is going to put it in as soon as she can. >> i am going to introduce in the senate and same bill will be introduces in the house, a bill to ban assault weapons. it will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession not ret proactively but perspectively and it will ban the same for the big clip drums or strips of more than 10 bullets. >> bill: all of those so-called weapons of war. they are weapons of war which have no business in the hands of civilians in this country. we will talk to congressman chris van hollen and igor valski from think progress in studio as well as one of the leaders from the brady campaign which has done so much since the attempted assassination of the reagan to keep this in front of the americ
'll be in san francisco at the punch line over new year's weekend. you can go to itunes and look up the smartest men in the world. it is greatest christmas gift of all. two next week. one on monday and a special christmas one on tuesday. >> john: terrific podcast. thank you for your service greg proops. you're seriously one of my favorite comics. thank you for making politics funny for the rest of us. and happy holidays. up next, before "the war room" says good-bye until 2013, brett ehrlich has to go and get one last word in. >> coming up, this is the way the world ends. not with a bang. unless you're david petraeus. don't go away. >> my name is hunter landers i'm president/founder of big fish wines, we're a boutique california winery, we source our grapes from vineyards all across the state, then make the wine in small vats. i got into the wine making business primarily to just learn how to make wine. just a hobby. i really enjoy sharing it with friends and family and decided to turn it into a business. i've done some financing and ba
precludes me from having popularity at any point. i'll be in san francisco at the punch line over new year's weekend. you can go to itunes and look up the smartest men in the world. it is greatest christmas gift of all. two next week. one on monday and a special christmas one on tuesday. >> john: terrific podcast. thank you for your service greg proops. you're seriously one of my favorite comics. thank you for making politics funny for the rest of us. and happy holidays. up next, before "the war room" says good-bye until 2013, brett ehrlich has to go and get one last word in. >> coming up, this is the way the world ends. not with a bang. unless you're davididididididididididididididididididididididididididididididid [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbury grands! cinnamon rolls. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just
. luther beagle who joins us from -- today from san francisco. dr. beagle, good to talk to you again. >> hi, how you doing? >> bill: we're doing good. are you still on mars time even though you're in san francisco? >> no. i made it off mars time. didn't get divorced. was pretty happy about the whole thing. >> bill: off mars time for a couple of days huh? >> we got off mars time about four weeks ago. we're all on earth time. >> bill: why is that? >> well, it is the way -- it was killing a lot of people. it is really difficult to do. so we went down to regular day shifts so now we're working like 8:00 to 7:00 during the day. and we program the rover and we get the information back. it is a little inefficient but it makes for a much happier work environment. >> how many hours are there in a mars day? >> 24 hours and 40 minutes. >> bill: so then you have to calculate that. >> what happens is your day starts 40 minutes later and it gets weird when it gets like 2:00 in the morning. >> bill: all right now we want t
of your shows, as you remember the first time in san francisco last year, and then again this year when i met by pen pal julie. yeah. then i heard that chris, aisha, and best of all jim ward were going to be there as well and with an uncontrollable tick i ordered up six tickets. you are like catnip to a cat. we're all looking forward to it. get ready for a good groping. also sorry about not getting back to you about the experience of preparing your mom's sauerkraut. very popular hit. [ applause ] >> stephanie: there you go. >> and you know your way around a perogi. >> stephanie: right. i was telling jacki at the top we will not have to fly transvaginal air lines because oklahoma just ruled the transvaginal probe unconstitutional. >> we're known for closely inspecting your carry ons. we're transvaginal airline. at transvaginal we know why you fly, and we'll be there for you whether you like it or not. ♪ [ laughter ] >> stephanie: will my beaver fit in the overhead do you think? >> on transvaginal? absolutely. >> stephanie: this is for the inauguration. by the way i have
. yes, in san francisco. but almost 600 weapons were turned in yesterday as part of a buyback plan. i think you would see that kind of thing going on with assault weapons across the country if the congress made that kind of statement. >> bill: congressman john yarmuth here, man of the hour in studio with us. your calls welcome at 1-866-55-press. congressman, final question before we go to a break we've seen, of course, you name it, where do you start and where do you end? virginia tech, aurora, colorado, portland oregon, and now newtown, connecticut. this seems to be the game changer though, doesn't it? because -- >> i don't think there's any question about it. >> bill: 20 6-year-olds. >> there was no protection for them. they were helpless and innocent and this whole -- this is kind of the other end of the extreme argument. when you say to people well, some have done it. the principal ought to have a gun. should have the kids have had guns in their lunchboxes? that's what i wrote in the column. it is absur
. 750 guns were turned in, in san francisco on monday. >> i believe buy back is the way to go. the way they did it in australian >> bill: what did they do in australian? >> after a mavin shooting in the 1990s where one individual killed 35 australian did, the australian government says we are not going to become another america and they prohibited all of these guns. and they bought them back. >> bill: bought them back. yeah. i think a buy-back program certainly should be part of this. at least the opportunity. right? for people to -- not to be considered criminals because they own guns because they are not. right? they own them legally but if they want to get rid of them yeah, and make it worth their while to get rid of them. >> caller: bill, if i may make one more point. >> bill: sure. >> caller: the gun that caused the massive killing in connecticut, which connecticut has one of the toughest gun laws in the country. listen, that gun was legally purchased. that gun which caused such massive devastation wasn't an assault weapons >> bill
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